Daimler aims for worldwide carbon-neutral production by 2022: CEO

25 May 2020 - 18:54
By Reuters
Ola Kaellenius, chief executive officer of Daimler AG.
Image: Alex Kraus/Bloomberg via Getty Images Ola Kaellenius, chief executive officer of Daimler AG.

German luxury automaker Daimler on Monday announced tougher carbon emissions targets, saying it aimed to reach carbon dioxide-neutral production of passenger cars worldwide by 2022.

"Now we go for worldwide carbon-neutral production by 2022," said CEO Ola Kaellenius, adding that the goal included battery production.

The company's carbon goal had previously just applied to Europe.